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3DS Nintendo 3DS
Arcade Arcade games
DC Dreamcast
DROID Android
DS Nintendo DS
eShop Nintendo eShop
FM7 FM-7
FMT FM Towns
GB Game Boy
GBA Game Boy Advance
GBC Game Boy Color
GCN Nintendo GameCube
GEN Sega Genesis / Sega Mega Drive
iPad iPad
iPhone iPhone
iPod iPod
LIN Linux
MAC Macintosh / Mac OS
MOBI Mobile phone
N64 Nintendo 64
NES Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom
NN Nintendo Network
PC60 NEC PC-6001
PC88 NEC PC-8801
PC98 NEC PC-9801
PCD TurboGrafx-CD/PC Engine CD
PCE TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine
PS1 PlayStation / PSone
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 Playstation 4
PSN PlayStation Network
PSP PlayStation Portable
SAT Sega Saturn
SCD Sega Mega-CD
SGG Sega Game Gear
SMS Sega Master System
SNES Super NES / Super Famicom
VC Virtual Console (Wii)
VITA PlayStation Vita
X1 Sharp X1
X68K Sharp X68000
Wii Wii
WiiU Wii U
WIN Microsoft Windows
WMO Windows Mobile
WS WonderSwan
WSC WonderSwan Color
X360 Xbox 360
XBLA Xbox Live Arcade
XOne Xbox One
Types of releases
Rerel The game was re-released on the same platform with no or only minor changes.
Port The game first appeared on a platform and was later ported to another. The game is like the original, with few or no differences.
(e.g Final Fantasy XIII got recently a port from PS3 and Xbox360 to Microsoft Windows)
Remake The game is an enhanced remake of an original, released on the same or different platform, with changes to graphics, sound and/or gameplay.
Compl A compilation, anthology or collection of several titles, usually (but not always) belonging to the same series.
Limit A special release (often called "Limited" or "Collector's Edition") with bonus collector's material for a certain time period. Often provided to people who pre-order a game.


EU = Europe, JP = Japan, NA = North America

Release Title Developer Publisher Type Platform Notes
  • 1986(JP)
Argo Kure Software Koubou Kure Software Koubou Turn-based RPG FM-7, PC88, PC98, X1
  • 1986(JP)
Aspic XTal Soft XTal Soft PC60
Port:X1, NES
The protagonist is the same person as in Lizard, also developed by Xtalsoft.
  • 1986(JP)
Cruise Chaser Blassty Squaresoft Squaresoft PC88, PC98 The game music was composed by Nobuo Uematsu, a well-known composer for the FF series. It also was his first job as video game composer.
  • 1986(JP)
Dark Sider City Factory City Factory Eroge MSX
  • 1986(JP)
    • 1987(JP)
Deadly Towers Lenar
  • Irem(JP)
    • Brøderbund(NA)
Action RPG NES
  • 1986(JP)
Deep Dungeon: Madou Senki

(lit. Deep Dungeon: The Heretic War)

Humming Bird DOG MSX
  • 1986(JP)
    • 1989(NA)
Dragon Quest

(English official title: Dragon Warrior)

  • Enix(JP)
    • Nintendo(NA)
Turn-based RPG NES, MSX
Remake: SNES, GBC
The game was released in America as Dragon Warrior and is the first part of the Dragon Quest series
  • 1986(JP)
Ganso Saiyuuki: Super Monkey Daibouken

(lit. Journey to the West: Super Monkey's Big Adventure)

Vap Vap Action RPG NES The game is based on the novel Journey to the West.
  • 1987(JP)
King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

(lit. King Kong 2: Revived Legend)

Konami Konami MSX2 Based on the movie King Kong Lives (King Kong 2 in Japan).
  • 1986(JP)
    • 1988(NA)
      • 1988(EU)
Miracle Warriors: Seal of the Dark Lord Kogado SEGA PC88, FM-7, X1
  • 1986(JP)
    • 2009(NA)
Nobunaga's Ambition: Zenkokuban KOEI KOEI Strategy RPG PC98, MSX, FM7
Port: NES, X68K, SNES, GEN, PS, MOBI, WIN, VC, iPhone, iPod
Part of the Nobunaga's Ambition series
  • 1986(JP)
The Return of Ishtar Namco Namco Action RPG Arcade
Port: PC88, X68K, MSX, PC98, MOBI, VC
Sequel of The Tower of Druaga and part of the Babylonian Castle Saga
  • 1986(JP)
Riglas Random House Random House Action RPG FM-7, PC88, PC98, X1
  • 1986(JP)
Super Rambo Special Pack-In Video Pack-In Video Action RPG MSX
  • 1986(JP)
Super Tritorn Sein Soft Sein Soft Action RPG MSX2
  • 1986(JP)
The Black Onyx II Bullet-Proof ASCII Turn-based RPG]] FM7, MSX, X1 Sequel of The Black Onyx
  • 1986(JP)
Thunder Bolt Pixel Multimedia Pixel Multimedia Action RPG MSX
  • 1986(JP)
Valkyrie no Bōken: Toki no Kagi Densetsu

(lit. Valkyrie Adventure: The Legend of the Time Key)

Namco Namco Action Adventure NES, VC, MOBI
  • 1986(JP)
    • 1989(NA)
WiBArM Arsys Arsys Action RPG PC88, FM7, DOS
  • 1986(JP)
Zaider: Battle Of Peguss Cosmos Cosmos MSX